THIS striking image from a teenage photographer encapsulates some similarities between restrictions imposed during the current coronavirus pandemic and during the Second World War.

Tessa Morton (19), a fashion promotion and imaging student at the University for the Creative Arts in Epsom, captured sister Harriet and boyfriend Maxi Tordoff dressed up with nowhere to go, but carrying out work in the allotment in Ovingham.

As her studies have been disrupted due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Tessa started a new photography project after being inspired by the war’s ‘dig to victory’ campaign which encouraged communities to work together to overcome the situation.

The idea behind the image was to dress her siblings in fancy evening dress wear for functions which have been cancelled due to coronavirus, using the allotments as a backdrop to show how people are filling their free time.